SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced it has appointed Joseph Gabbert as executive vice president of human resources. In this role, Gabbert will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of worldwide human resources, including employee recruitment, compensation and benefits, training and development, change management, employee relations, community development and mergers and acquisitions activities. He will report directly to David DeWalt, president and chief executive officer of McAfee® and will be part of McAfee's core management team.
"Joe is a strong and dynamic human resources executive with over 25 years of domestic and international experience in successful high-growth technology and services organizations," said David DeWalt, president and chief executive officer, McAfee. "Joe takes significant pride in helping organizations drive successful business growth through the acquisition of great people and development of a strong, agile corporate culture. His accomplishments demonstrate his commitment to quality leadership and make him a valuable addition to McAfee."
Before coming to McAfee, Gabbert held a variety of senior leadership roles at notable technology companies across the United States and Europe, including EMC, Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Lexis/Nexis Corporation. Gabbert has been involved in significant mergers and acquisitions activities and change management efforts across the world. In addition, he has had a long history of public service, working at the national, state and local levels in a variety of leadership and volunteer roles.
"I'm joining McAfee at an exciting time in the company's history - with new management and a strong focus to maximize the company's potential in one of the hottest technology markets," said Joseph Gabbert, executive vice president of human resources, McAfee. "I'm looking forward to working with the executive management team and employee base to help build solid leadership and corporate culture. I plan to bring a sense of spirit and enthusiasm that will make its employees and shareholders proud."
Gabbert holds a doctorate in organizational psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a bachelor's degree from Purdue University. He will be based in Santa Clara, California.
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